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Buxton, Norfolk

Buxton is a spa town in Derbyshire, England. It has the highest elevation of any market town in England. Located close to the county boundary with Cheshire to the west and Staffordshire to the south, Buxton is described as "the gateway to the Peak District National Park". A municipal borough until 1974, Buxton was then merged with other localities including Glossop, lying primarily to the north, to form the local government district and borough of High Peak within the county of Derbyshire.
DistrictHigh Peak
Post townBUXTON
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTG2322
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01298
Population20,836 (2001 Census)
 

Other names by which Buxton, Norfolk has been known in the past

Buk ~ Buchestuna

Buxton, Norfolk in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Buxton, par. and vil., N. Norfolk, on r. Bure, 9½ m. N. of Norwich, 1274 ac., pop. 556; P.O., .T.O.

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